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Hugh Ronald "Butch" Kinzer

June 12, 1940 — March 31, 2023


Hugh Ronald “Butch” Kinzer 82 of Bainbridge passed from this life 12:12 am Friday, March 31, 2023 at Clinton Memorial Hospital. He was born June 12, 1940 in Leesburg, OH the son of the late Theodore and Julia (Campbell) Kinzer. On May 31, 1961 he married, his wife of nearly 62 years, Mary Louise Drummond, who survives.

Hugh is also survived by his children Ronald D. Kinzer and Lisa (Tony) Southern; grandchildren Ronald D. (Brittany) Kinzer, Jr., Kendra (Wade) Barnette and Courtney Davis; great grandchildren Nevaeh Kinzer and Kayleigh Barnette; and a sister Linda Robison.

In addition to his parents Hugh was preceded in death by his siblings Carol, Mary, John, Mildred, Wayne, Yvonne, Eugene, Frank and Robert.

Hugh graduated from London High School in 1958. He retired in 2002 from Steelox Systems, Inc, formerly Armco at Washington CH after 36 years. He also was also engaged in farming most of his life and enjoyed it so much. He was a lovely husband and father. His greatest joy was being with his grandchildren and great granddaughters. Hugh attended the Bainbridge United Methodist Church. He was a Past Master of Greenfield Masonic Lodge 318, a member of the F&AM 196 of Bainbridge, member of RAM #40, member of Commandery #31, a Past Patron of OES #441 of Hillsboro and member of R&SM #4 of Chillicothe.

Graveside services will be held 11 am Wednesday, April 5, 2023 in the Bainbridge Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Barnhart officiating. No calling hours will be observed. The Smith-Moore-Ebright Funeral Home of Bainbridge is serving the family.


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